White Wine Stock Photo
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A crisp white wine swirls in a glass
Now this is really interesting and to a person like me it’s an almost impossible decision making situation!
I have what I think is a superb white wine stock photo/image, it took me quite a while to get this just right and this is a shot that I find most rewarding. I love the crispness of the image and the way that the wine is almost doing something the naked eye can’t capture. The colour that has appeared in the wine which is totally natural, the shapes, the feel, the energy, ok that’s enough, but what about if we take this image a step further creatively?
I did just that recently with a little help from Flypaper Textures and a pinch of photoshopping. But here’s the thing… I couldn’t then decide which I liked better!
The original white wine stock photo is a fave of mine so it would take some beating in my mind, but I can’t help liking the artistic qualities and the style of what might be considered the ‘more creative’ version. So I asked around for opinions and that was perhaps not the wisest thing I ever did, because the feedback was so hard to draw firm conclusions from. It wasn’t a very scientific result to my brief survey but several people initially preferred the original image, however then when asked which image they would prefer as wall art? then most people preferred the further creative version. Interesting isn’t it! Then some people just didn’t seem to like the extra creative version much really, even wondering why I had seemingly taken apart a detailed crisp quality original and created such a look!
So I suppose this goes to show exactly what I used to think as a photography student many moons ago, that photography is so very subjective, what one person loves another hates and then there is everything of taste in-between. Hmmm, so go on then which do you prefer?
For me as the photographer, well as I said I simply can’t decide which I prefer, some days it’s the original but some days it’s the more creative version, I guess it really does depend on interpretation and end use situation.
After all that I don’t know about you but I’m feeling quite a thirst for a glass of the white stuff now!